Niagara County

1897 Biography - W. F. Williamson

Williamson, W. F., was born in Hancock, N. Y., November 16, 1872, a son of Samuel and Catherine Williamson. He was educated in the schools of his native place and began his railway career in North Tonawanda, as bookkeeper in the freight office, which position he filled for two and a half years, when he was promoted to the position of agent at Akron. This office he filled so successfully that in March, 1897, he was again promoted and made agent for the New York Central at North Tonawanda. Mr. Williamson is energetic and enterprising and his duties always receive his best attention. He is an active member of the Methodist church and was formerly secretary of the Epworth League at Akron.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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